News Releases

Sep

27

2021

September 27, 2021

“Frivolous lawsuits and misguided political policies, like RGGI, have halted the development of the PennEast Pipeline Project, which could result in the loss of over 12,000 jobs in northeastern Pennsylvania,” said State Senator John Yudichak.   [Read More]

Sep

22

2021

September 22, 2021

 

The ongoing statewide and national school bus driver shortage prompted action today by the Pennsylvania Senate Transportation Committee, which passed a legislative measure calling upon Congress to address the workforce famine.   [Read More]

Sep

22

2021

September 22, 2021

Chaired by Senator John Yudichak (I-14), the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee took action on a bill today that would create the Max Manufacturing Initiative Act.   [Read More]

Sep

13

2021

September 13, 2021

Over the last fifty years, KME employees have built a world class fire truck apparatus company right here in Carbon County, and they deserve much more than the abrupt and callous plant closure news delivered by REV Group   [Read More]

Sep

10

2021

September 10, 2021

Committees chaired by Pennsylvania State Senators John Yudichak (I-14) and Scott Hutchinson (R-21) hosted a tour of the Iron Mountain Data Center on Thursday.   [Read More]

Sep

08

2021

September 08, 2021

Chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-14), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee held a hearing today on proposed updates to the Neighborhood Improvement District Act.   [Read More]

Sep

08

2021

September 08, 2021

Chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-14), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee is joining the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday for a tour of the Iron Mountain Data Center in Butler County.   [Read More]

Sep

07

2021

September 07, 2021

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee is holding a public hearing at 9:30 am on Wednesday, September 8th to discuss Senate Bill 797, Neighborhood Improvement District Act Modernization & Streamlining.   [Read More]

Aug

25

2021

August 25, 2021

Thrive Market, the world’s first membership-based market e-commerce platform, announced today its third fulfillment center, a 458,000 square foot facility, located in Hanover Township in partnership with NorthPoint Development.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2021

August 05, 2021

In this Update: Latest from the Legislative Reapportionment Commission Annual PennDOT Highway Safety Survey COVID-19 Vaccines Coming to the County Fair August is ABLE to Save Month Saturday is Purple Heart Day Latest from the Legislative Reapportionment Commission On July 29, the commission held a public hearing featuring presentations from representatives of National Conference of […]   [Read More]

Aug

02

2021

August 02, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon), and State Representative Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) announced $50,000 in Keystone Communities Program (KCP) funding for the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress (DHAP). The funding will be used to help finance the DHAP Façade Rehabilitation Program.   [Read More]

Jul

29

2021

July 29, 2021

In this Update: Senate Hearing Explores the Impact of the PA Workforce Shortage WVSA Receives $2.7 million PENNVEST LOAN DMVA: Important to Safeguard DD-214 Military Paperwork Unclaimed Property Waiting for PA Residents Plenty of PA Trip Ideas Available Senate Hearing Explores the Impact of the PA Workforce Shortage The economic impact of the workforce shortage […]   [Read More]